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Are these the best dog breeds in the world?

From life-affirming mischief makers to actual life-saving heroes, these are the breeds that Reader’s Digest readers have declared the most loyal, most fun, kindest, cutest and Best Dogs in the World. See if you agree…

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Bernese Mountain Dog
Bernese Mountain Dog
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“It’s got to be a Berner. The Bernese Mountain Dog is the best breed to have for a family. Affectionate, intelligent and protective. I have had four of these beautiful animals. The last one, Tori, used to sit in front of me and give me that Bernese look. I would say ‘up!’ and he would put his front paws on my shoulders and know that he would get a reward. Unfortunately, they have a short lifespan.” – Drew Armstrong

If you like big dogs, you'll love these photographs of gentle giants.



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